Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Saltmarsh Morning Glory at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-07-009:
Ipomoea sagittata FAMILY Convolvulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Saltmarsh Morning Glory
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Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in Coastal Plain
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Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate corolla
5 included stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006) p080
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p359
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry (Porcher, 1995) p097
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p074
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p160
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